) -- The ex-dividend date for

FactSet Research Systems



) is Monday, August 29, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 27 cents per share. At a price of $81.76 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 397,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the


sector and

computer software & services

industry. Shares are down 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides financial and economic information to investment community worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2, equal to the average computer software & services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates FactSet Research Systems as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

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